Monthly Archives: May 2012

2012 Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebration

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh, Mountain View Councilmember Margaret Abe-Koga, San Jose Councilmember Ash Kalra, Campbell Councilmember Evan Low, and Cupertino Councilmember Gilbert Wong 2012 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration Mingle and meet local progressives from the South Bay,

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Watch Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) For Obama PSA

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Why I’m supporting President Obama

Cross-posted from I can remember, as a kid, when my father would pack up for his six month deployments. A petty officer in the U.S. Navy, he was recruited in his hometown of Lipa City, Bulacan, Philippines in the

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Statement on Filipino American LGBT communities and Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao is the most famous Filipino living today.  He is a person who rose from humble beginnings to be the best in his field anywhere in the world.  He has transcended that field to become a household name not

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Thursday, May 24, 6:30pm — Kaya-DC Chapter Meeting

Thursday, May 24th 6:30 p.m. Kababji Grill 1351 Connecticut Ave. NW (Dupont – Conn & N St) We’ve got lots to talk about — plans for a lineup of events in June; voter registration; working with other KAYA chapters to

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AAPI Organizations will Monitor Northern California Poll Sites

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 21, 2012  Asian American Organizations to Monitor Sacramento and Alameda County’s Bilingual Language Assistance During 2012 Elections       OAKLAND , CA – On June 5, 2012, the San Francisco-based Asian Law Caucus (ALC) will

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Sat May 19 – KAYA-LA – Filipinos for Obama Mobilization Day

KAYA-LA Filipinos For Obama Mobilization Day Saturday, May 19, 9AM-1PM 8337 Telegraph Rd., Suite 214, Pico Rivera, CA 90660 RSVP on facebook here  

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Hyphen Magazine Politics: Rocking the Balut

Cross posted from Hyphen Magazine Filipino Advocates for Justice’s Geraldine Alcid (with baby) and Mobilize the Immigrant Vote’s Rebecca Apostol discuss strategy at a seminar on voting in the Filipino community. How much time would you need to make 20,000

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DC Internship opportunity

Public affairs firm based in Washington, DC, seeks a college student or recent graduate to work as a summer intern to provide research, writing, and other administrative support for projects related to grassroots advocacy, state and local outreach, strategic communications, coalition development, digital media

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Cerritos Councilman Mark Pulido Meets Obama, Honored With APAICS Trailblazer Award

Cross posted from Patch Cerritos City Councilmember Mark E. Pulido was recently honored with the inaugural APAICS Trailblazer Award from the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) for his achievements in public service. Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, a member

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